Felix Mendelssohn: Great Composers In Words & Musi
Format: COMPACT DISC
Hicks, Laura; Kodály Quartet; Winpenny, Tom; Nishizaki, Takako; Jean, Kenneth; Holder, Peter; Kammerchor Stuttgart; National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland; Auer String Quartet; Engels-Benz, Sonntraud; Martineau, Malcolm; Tharp, Stephen; MDR Sinfonieorchester; Bernius, Frieder; Rilling, Helmuth; Bramall, Anthony; St Albans Cathedral Choir, Lay Clerks; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Bach-Collegium Stuttgart; Tritschler, Robin; Seifried, Reinhard; St Albans Cathedral Girls Choir; Marriner, Neville; MDR Rundfu
The next instalment in this popular series now focuses on the life and music of Mendelssohn. This insightful biography explores the breadth of his achievements, the complexities of his privileged upbringing, and the reasons for the fluctuating nature of his reputation. Written by Davinia Caddy, narrated by Leighton Pugh, and featuring many musical excerpts include the Violin Concerto, String Octet and Elijah, as well as his choral works, symphonies, sonatas and songs.